Highly motivated, compassionate nursing/therapy aide professional with a desire to provide a positive attitude and patient care, Responsible Certified Nursing Assistant with 7 years experience in nursing homes, hospitals, immediate care, and the state of Texas. Genuine desire to work towards achieving individual patient health targets. Calm, focused, and attentive to specific needs to patients in a healthcare facility. Nurturing, patient focused Certified Nursing Assistant with extensive experience in providing direct/indirect patient care services aimed at enduring adherence to individualized healthcare plans. Effective interpersonal skills to interact with patients/families and communicate their concerns to LVN's/RN's Dependable and hardworking Certifided Nursing Assistant with a strong background in patient assessment and medical intervention. Highly experienced in providing direct patient care services to a diverse population patients in a dedicated healthcare organization. Well versed in taking vital signs; temperature, blood pressure, pulses, and respiration. Proven record of collecting accurate specimen and recording results.
Computer Skills such as Microsoft word.
Calendars and scheduling programs, Email Data entry.
Ability to file documents.
Take detailed phone messages.
Program Developer, 06/2014 to 06/2015Lufkin State Supported Living Center － Pollok, Texas
As a program developer I would gather Functional Skills Assessments from the direct support professionals and meet with a team to gather information in order to develop a Skill Acquainting Plan to assist with their independence of their ADL's.
The team consisted of Nursing, Behavioral Health Specialist, Psychologist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietian, and direct support professional (home staff) to develop the best plan for the individual.
I typed new admission summaries for the new individuals that were place at LfSSLC as well as discharge summaries for individuals placed into the community.
I would implement a SAP (skill acquisition plan) within 10 days following the annual ISP meeting that would explain the rational for the behavioral objective.
The SAP consist of the days, time, location, equipment, reinforcement, barriers, and communication skills that would be needed in order to complete the training.
Direct Support Professional, 08/2012 to 06/2014Lufkin State Supported Living Center － Pollok, Texas
As a DSPII, it consist of managing a staff of employees of 5-9 people.
My duties were to assign employees to a specific group of individuals.
The group consisted of 4-5 individuals.
The home had 18-25 individuals.
I scheduled community excursions and was responsible for ensuring that all individuals attended their daily scheduled activities (work, classroom, geriatrics, etc.) I was responsible for a dorm sweep check to ensure that there was no clutter throughout the home, no uneatable objects in reach of pica patients, or anything that could possibly lead to a fall/injury.
I was responsible during dining room to ensure that all patients had the correct texture diet with the correct adaptive eating equipment.
I was responsible for proper documentation of the daily activities that occurred during the shift,.
02/2012 to 08/2012Lufkin State Supported Living Center
Direct Support Professional I Pollok, Texas As a DSPI, my duties consist of assisting a group of 4-5 individuals.
I had to ensure that they were neat, clean, and presentable throughout the day.
I assisted with toilet training, grooming, eating, dressing/undressing, communication, transferring, and plans that were in-serviced by nursing staff or active treatment coordinator.
I assisted with shopping and helping them choose what they desire to purchase.
money training) I was assigned by a charge to ensure they attend activities during the day such as community excursions, church, work, on campus special activities, rodeo, festivals, etc.
I documented BM's for individuals on a bowel management plan as well as what occurred during the shift such as behaviors in the observation notes.
I would report any changes in behavior, mood, appearance that was noticeable to a charge or nursing staff.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 08/2010 to 02/2011Castle Pines Rehabilitation Center － Lufkin, Texas
Assist patients with their basic needs such as bathing, dressing/undressing, and feeding.
Taking vitals such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration, Making bed with clean linens.
Answering call lights immediately.
Checking and changing every two hours or as needed.
Repositioning Assist with transferring to and from wheelchair, bed, recliners, and wheelchair assessable vehicle.